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GTY Technology's Sherpa Government Solutions Selected by State of New Mexico

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH) (GTY), a leading provider of SaaS/Cloud solutions for the public sector, announced today that its budgeting unit, Sherpa Government Solutions (Sherpa) has been selected by the State of New Mexico to implement its Budgeting Formulation and Management (BFM) software solution.

Key Points: 
  • GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH) (GTY), a leading provider of SaaS/Cloud solutions for the public sector, announced today that its budgeting unit, Sherpa Government Solutions (Sherpa) has been selected by the State of New Mexico to implement its Budgeting Formulation and Management (BFM) software solution.
  • Sherpa BFM is a cloud-based software offering that provides budgeting and transparency solutions for state and local governments.
  • Sherpa BFM has comprehensive out-of-the-box features that are highly configurable to meet the unique needs of the public sector.
  • In addition, Sherpa BFM provides tools and services that include business process consulting, software implementation, reporting, publishing and ERP integration.

Merit Unveils WorkNow Program to Assist State Governments, Employers, and Job Seekers With Economic Recovery

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:00pm

By digitizing individuals' achievements, Merit also enables state agencies to provide services, training programs, and jobs that they are uniquely qualified for based on their achievements.

Key Points: 
  • By digitizing individuals' achievements, Merit also enables state agencies to provide services, training programs, and jobs that they are uniquely qualified for based on their achievements.
  • Merit helps states act as accelerators instead of bottlenecks at a time when speed is the most valuable capability.
  • Those professionals have access to portable, digital licenses through Merit that can be contactlessly verified by businesses or consumers.
  • Link Sharing: Individuals with desired verified credentials, such as a surveyor who speaks Spanish, can be pointed to relevant job opportunities.

Phunware Announces Strategic Relationship with American Made Media Consultants for the Trump-Pence 2020 Reelection Campaign’s Mobile Application Portfolio

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 1:30pm

The recently launched app portfolio engages supporters, constituents and voters and leverages Phunwares fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile, called Multiscreen-as-a-Service (MaaS) .

Key Points: 
  • The recently launched app portfolio engages supporters, constituents and voters and leverages Phunwares fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile, called Multiscreen-as-a-Service (MaaS) .
  • We are extremely honored to be a key strategic relationship for American Made Media Consultants, tasked with developing, launching and supporting the branded app portfolio for our countrys President and Vice President, said Alan S. Knitowski , President, CEO and Co-Founder of Phunware.
  • The gamified app portfolio is now available for download in both the Apple iTunes App Store and Google Play .
  • Phunware helps the worlds most respected brands create category-defining mobile experiences, with more than one billion active devices touching its platform each month .

IFALPA: Global Pilots on Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK-8303

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 6:16pm

The International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations (IFALPA) is closely monitoring the developments related to this mornings tragedy of PIA Flight PK-8303, an Airbus A320 that came down in a residential area while attempting to land at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistan.

Key Points: 
  • The International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations (IFALPA) is closely monitoring the developments related to this mornings tragedy of PIA Flight PK-8303, an Airbus A320 that came down in a residential area while attempting to land at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Our thoughts are with the families of the passengers and crew members who were onboard the aircraft.
  • Whilst the emergency and recovery efforts are taking place, IFALPA stresses the need to avoid speculation and theories as to what happened to the aircraft.
  • Note to Editors: The International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations represents more than 100,000 pilots in nearly 100 countries around the globe.

FCNL Believes Abandoning the Open Skies Treaty Is a Mistake

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 6:17pm

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) expressed disappointment in todays Trump Administration announcement that it will withdraw from the long-standing, multilateral Treaty on Open Skies.

Key Points: 
  • The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) expressed disappointment in todays Trump Administration announcement that it will withdraw from the long-standing, multilateral Treaty on Open Skies.
  • The global pandemic has powerfully reminded us that our survival depends on cooperation - with our neighbors, with other Americans, and with other countries.
  • The Open Skies Treaty has been widely supported by military leaders and U.S. allies since it came into force in 2002.
  • In an era of deep fakes and precision-guided disinformation, Open Skies delivers unquestioned facts.

Sunquest WorldCare™ Disease Surveillance, Outbreak, and Management Solution Enables Rapid Response to COVID-19

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 1:00pm

Sunquest Information Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of its Sunquest WorldCare disease surveillance and outbreak management solution to support public health organizations looking to track and respond to COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • Sunquest Information Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of its Sunquest WorldCare disease surveillance and outbreak management solution to support public health organizations looking to track and respond to COVID-19.
  • Sunquest WorldCare requires no additional configuration for COVID-19, thereby serving as an off-the-shelf, proven, turnkey solution for immediate response.
  • Product capabilities of Sunquest WorldCare include disease investigation and reporting, incidence mapping, contact tracing, transmission tracking, vector and cluster identification, group event management, and outbreak detection.
  • In March of this year, Sunquest installed its disease management solution at Qatar Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).

CUPE Ontario and AMO Make Joint Appeal for Funding of Municipal Governments

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 7:55pm

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) have joined forces in a first-ever joint letter to the Premier and the Minister of Municipal Affairs seeking urgent financial help for struggling municipal governments.

Key Points: 
  • The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) have joined forces in a first-ever joint letter to the Premier and the Minister of Municipal Affairs seeking urgent financial help for struggling municipal governments.
  • The President of CUPE Ontario, which represents 80,000 municipal employees, Fred Hahn, and the President of AMO, which represents most of the provinces 440 municipal councils, Jamie McGarvey, detailed the dire situation for local governments.
  • AMO and CUPE both want to help municipalities to find solutions that protect public service delivery without laying off workers.
  • The CUPE and AMO Presidents both said they looked forward to an opportunity to discuss their proposals with the government in person.

West Berkshire Council Reopens Recycling Centre With Booking System

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 9:00am

With government guidance allowing the reopening of essential recycling centres, West Berkshire has opened two centres with the support of a booking system.

Key Points: 
  • With government guidance allowing the reopening of essential recycling centres, West Berkshire has opened two centres with the support of a booking system.
  • Specifically, they are using Appointments which offers community members the ability to set up specific times to visit the recycling centre.
  • "In line with Government guidance, the decision to reopen the recycling sites has been a priority for the Council.
  • The solution was built for West Berkshire Council by BookingLab based on technology from JRNI.

Illinois Practice Shows Empowering Oncologists Can Reduce Cancer Drug Spend

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 1:33pm

An independent cancer practice in Illinois has demonstrated that empowering oncologists via peer discussion groups and rapid access to cost and outcome data may be a key to slowing the growth of cancer drug spend.

Key Points: 
  • An independent cancer practice in Illinois has demonstrated that empowering oncologists via peer discussion groups and rapid access to cost and outcome data may be a key to slowing the growth of cancer drug spend.
  • CCSIs physicians met biweekly to review treatment plans, adherence to the clinical pathways, and drug utilization for opportunities to reduce drug costs without sacrificing quality of care.
  • Drug spend, which makes up more than 50% of OCM participant costs, is rarely addressed because most oncologists dont believe they can move that needle.
  • Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois is the largest interdisciplinary oncology hematology practice in Illinois outside of Chicago.

nCipher helps Korean Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS) secure Government24 public service portal

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 8:01am

nCipher Security, an Entrust Datacard company, and a world leader in hardware security modules (HSMs) that deliver trust, integrity and control for business-critical information and applications, announces that the Korean Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS) selected nCipher nShield HSMs to support the issuing of digital certificates that underpin the Government24 public service portal.

Key Points: 
  • nCipher Security, an Entrust Datacard company, and a world leader in hardware security modules (HSMs) that deliver trust, integrity and control for business-critical information and applications, announces that the Korean Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS) selected nCipher nShield HSMs to support the issuing of digital certificates that underpin the Government24 public service portal.
  • Government24 is based on a public key infrastructure (PKI) that establishes the identity of people, devices and services, and ensures those identities and transactions are trusted safeguarding against fraud, identity theft and spoofing.
  • "MOIS has implemented a globally recognized e-government, streamlining administration while maintaining strong security, underpinned by nCipher nShield HSMs.
  • Our cryptographic solutions secure emerging technologies such as cloud, IoT, blockchain, and digital payments and help meet new compliance mandates.